21 days in Durham & Savannah Itinerary

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Durham
— 10 nights
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Savannah
— 10 nights
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Durham — 10 nights

Flowers of the Carolinas

Once the seat of a thriving tobacco industry, Durham has seen some significant moments in American history.
Museum-lovers will get to explore International Civil Rights Center & Museum and Airborne and Special Operations Museum. Get some historical perspective at Patrick Henry's Red Hill and The Chapel of the Cross. Change things up with these side-trips from Durham: Greensboro (Greensboro Science Center, Greensboro History Museum, &more), Petty Museum (in Randleman) and N.C. Aviation Museum (in Asheboro). The adventure continues: examine the collection at The Carolina Basketball Museum, get a new perspective on nature at North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences, take an in-depth tour of Museum & Archives of Rockingham County, and take in the exciting artwork at Uwharrie Crystalline.

For other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Durham road trip planning site.

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Durham. Expect a daytime high around 88°F in August, and nighttime lows around 69°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) to allow enough time to fly to Savannah.
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Savannah — 10 nights

The Hostess City of the South

Georgia's oldest city, Savannah displays its colonial history proudly on every corner.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Coligny Beach and Folly Field Beach Park. Appreciate the collections at Pin Point Heritage Museum and Tybee Island Light Station And Museum. Venture out of the city with trips to Tybee Island Beach (in Tybee Island), Jekyll Island (Golden Isles Carriage and Trail at Three Oaks Farm, Driftwood Beach, &more) and Hilton Head (Art League of Hilton Head & Dolphin & Whale Watching). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of St. John the Baptist, contemplate the long history of Olde Pink House, learn about all things military at Webb Military Museum, and see the interesting displays at Fort McAllister State Park.

To find other places to visit and tourist information, read our Savannah travel planning site.

Fly from Durham to Savannah in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Savannah can reach 89°F, while at night they dip to 74°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can catch the flight back home.
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